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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By 74-07
A&P

This, as I am finishing up two years of A&P school, full-time, 8 hours a day with no summers off and studying a couple of hours a day. Studied more than I ever did in college or in Air Force UPT. I...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,357
Posted By 74-07
EPIC achievement!

EPIC achievement!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-30-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By 74-07
Check your pms

Check your pms
Forum: Southeast 08-30-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,541
Posted By 74-07
Triple Tree

On behalf of Pat and all of our volunteers, we want to thank you for coming year after year. We think this year is going to be spectacular. The grounds have never looked better, the new women's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By 74-07
Thank you. It is truly my pleasure!

Thank you. It is truly my pleasure!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-01-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By 74-07
Roughness

Sam,

Make sure your carb heat is actually going to full cold.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-28-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,357
Posted By 74-07
Latest tracking looks like he's walking around...

Latest tracking looks like he's walking around the grounds at the Captain Cook hotel!!! Amazing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By 74-07
nylon washers under tyco circuit breaker switch nut

Anyone know where you can get the thin nylon type washers that go under the Tyco circuit breaker switch face nut? No problem finding them for the straight circuit breakers but the switches have a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,302
Posted By 74-07
Jet A

Fuel contamination is fuel contamination. There is no published data anywhere that I know of that allows jet A mixed with 100ll to be used by a piston engine. For what it's worth, I would, without...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-02-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By 74-07
SC

Vlad,

Your invitation to Triple Tree is always open!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,262
Posted By 74-07
Medical forceps

Medical forceps
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,461
Posted By 74-07
Tandem

We've owned both an 8 and a 7. I absolutely loved the 8 but wife would not ride in the back. I persisted and just flew by myself or with friends. Then, one day, my son had our then five year old...
Forum: RV-10 05-12-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,094
Posted By 74-07
RV-10

Just an info point. Iíve purchased two RVs, a 8 and a 7. Both were beautifully built, have been absolutely reliable and performed better in every way over the 1960s high performance single I owned...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-03-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,478
Posted By 74-07
Two screens

Our 7 came with a D-180 and an EKP IV. We really liked the D-180 which was used for PFD and EMS functions. We really didn't like the EKP IV which was, for my son and I, outdated, difficult to use and...
Forum: ADS-B 05-01-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,060
Posted By 74-07
Discount

You can discount your offer whatever you'd like BUT, as a buyer of several really nice RVs and with people on this forum posting for weeks or even months wanting to buy, the seller may simply close...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By 74-07
Dynon D-180 AOA never ending alarm

Ok, I have searched and read all of the old threads concerning the never ending AOA audible alarm after landing. I noticed almost all of the threads were from several years back and it seems the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-06-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By 74-07
Magnetometer

We just did a Skyview upgrade to our RV7. Mounted a remote magnetometer on the shelf in the tail and the ADHRS in the right front corner behind the panel. All works perfectly.
Forum: Southeast 03-19-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By 74-07
Triple Tree

Bill is correct but you can PM me and If you want to land at Triple Tree. I'll get you permission. We have a nice collection of WWII aircraft including a P-51.
Forum: Southeast 03-18-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By 74-07
Cool airports

Triple Tree Aerodrome. SC00
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By 74-07
Skyview to D-180 help

I'm trying to get the gps info from a Skyview to a D-180 so the D-180 can calculate and display the winds aloft. I am using serial port 4 to transmit the info from Skyview. I have connected the blue...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-12-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By 74-07
I didnít even try it without the remote. It was...

I didnít even try it without the remote. It was pretty obvious with all of the wiring running behind the panel that it probably wasnít goingto work without the remote. The remote isnít all that...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-11-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By 74-07
ADHRS

I just did a similar install. Easy install at panel but a real pain to install back inside fuselage and run wiring, static, pitot and AOA lines. Bought the remote magnetometer and installed it in...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-08-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By 74-07
Crack

Lew Gallagher in Greenville, SC has been fixing lots of cracked RV canopies. He does beautiful work. PM me if you'd like his contact info.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,851
Posted By 74-07
51%

Build log was sufficient.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-02-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,230
Posted By 74-07
Ignition

Just watched it on youtube. Great presentation and I learned a bunch! Thanks Bill and Andy.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By 74-07
Rudder

Check your PMs
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By 74-07
Insanity

Finally located the problem today. Intermittant ground to headset jack! In the process, a good friend that is an automotive electronics expert, created a beautiful airplane wiring diagram which...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By 74-07
We'll check that for sure!

We'll check that for sure!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By 74-07
Insanity

There was no audio connection to skyview. We have looked at all of the wiring multiple times and we cannot find any loose wires or connections.

No, at the present time, the intercom between headsets...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By 74-07
Icom-Flightcom interface insanity!

We're finalizing an upgrade to our second-owner RV-7. The new Skyview, which replaced an EKP IV, has been installed and is working perfectly. Financials dictate that, for now, we keep our original...
Forum: Southeast 01-20-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By 74-07
Groups

Come visit us at Triple Tree. Lots of events with lots of RVs.
Www.tripletreeaerodrome.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,102
Posted By 74-07
Tools

Get one of these and never, ever loan it out. This will be your absolute favorite when it comes to condition inspection time and you have all those panels to open up.

https://youtu.be/-fiBoH2-Vn4
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-07-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,633
Posted By 74-07
Repai

Guys,

Tim is steering you straight. I have personally witnesseed our buddy repairing a RV canopy and I can tell you, when he's finished the repaired area is pretty much undetectable. It takes skill,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By 74-07
RV-7

Thanks guys for all of the ideas. We're going the cushion route. I went by Goodwill and they were having a sale on orphaned cushions. Bought enough to fill the back of our SUV for $26! We will use a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By 74-07
RV-7

It's a tip up taildragger

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By 74-07
Working inside fuselage - 2nd owner

Ok guys, I have searched this and found a few suggestions but we're doing several upgrades to our RV-7 and we're going to have to run additional wiring through the aft fuselage. This is going to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By 74-07
Thanks Larry. I did send an email to Van's. I...

Thanks Larry. I did send an email to Van's. I sort of figured that's where I was going to have to go but didn't know if I was missing something in the plans or manual.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By 74-07
Holes in bulkhead 706,707 and 708 - RV7

I am not the builder but I have plans and construction manual, have reviewed them thoroughly and cannot find the answer to this question. The drawings seem to suggest it's ok but only in reference to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-14-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By 74-07
7

We didn't build ours but we absolutely love it! What an incredible airplane.
Forum: RV-14 12-14-2017, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By 74-07
Left side

Shawn,

If you'd like, I can send photos to your email of our 7 with left side throttle/prop/mixture controls. We absolutely love it configured this way. BTW, the panel is out for upgrade so I could...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By 74-07
Panel

Just left our RV-7 panel at the hydro dippers. Going to get a carbon fiber finish with matte clear coating. Then off to the lettering guys.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By 74-07
Hydro dipping

Dropped it off today. Guy is a real pro and we had lengthy discussion on level of matte finish, pattern of carbon fiber and background paint. His price was right in line with what others have quoted...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-06-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By 74-07
Quite a character. He will be missed.

Quite a character. He will be missed.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-29-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By 74-07
Throttle quadrant

Shawn,

Our RV7 has a left side quadrant. As a couple of ex-Air Force pilots, my son and I really like it. We previously owned an 8 and, of course, it had the same. In addition to just feeling right,...
Forum: Reviews 11-27-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 694
Posted By 74-07
Kudos for Vetterman

Just incredible customer service. My son and I purchased a 6+ year old 7 last February. It's been a great plane but we recently decided to do a Skyview upgrade. As a result, we had the cowling off...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-26-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By 74-07
Belt

Vic,

We paid $125 for a tire in mid-Texas in 1978 on a trip home from our air base in California . Must have been the same guy. I just remember that we really had no other option and he knew it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By 74-07
Hydro-dipping prep

We have our panel almost ready to go to hydro dipper. They aren't open for the holidays and I hate to waste time if there's more work to be done. I failed to ask the question of just how smooth do...
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 11-22-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,326
Posted By 74-07
Taildragger

Old pro told me years ago, "All you have to do is ALWAYS keep the little wheel behind the big ones!"
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-08-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By 74-07
John, I have owned an 8 and now own a 7 based at...

John,

I have owned an 8 and now own a 7 based at Laurens. Send me a PM with your contact info and weíll get together.

Rob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,953
Posted By 74-07
Panel

Just an update. After reading lots of threads here, asking some experts and, doing alot of research, my son and I have decided to have the panel hydro-dipped. The last of my avionics parts are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By 74-07
Rivets

Unless your upgrade is to Dynon Skyview in which case you can utilize a remote magnetometer which disables the ADAHRS magnetometer and you can locate it without regard to ferrous metals.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,953
Posted By 74-07
Sam, I thought long and hard about doing the mod...

Sam, I thought long and hard about doing the mod in place. Several factors steered me towards the complete removel. First, I was concerned about the potential for getting metal dust and shavings into...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,953
Posted By 74-07
Thanks everyone. I also just want to compliment...

Thanks everyone. I also just want to compliment Brian's build quality. During the last 9 months, we have pretty much been through the airplane. I'm an ex-Air Force pilot and retired Director of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,953
Posted By 74-07
Moody AFB. 74-07

Moody AFB. 74-07
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,953
Posted By 74-07
Non-builders/second owners projects

Well, I've done it now. After owning our 7 for under a year, my son and I have started down the new panel road. It's kind of scary to take a perfectly flying and operating RV and just rip it's heart...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By 74-07
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By 74-07
RV7 Tip Up Panel dimensions

Cranking up on panel redo. I am not at the hangar and I need just the basic vertical (center of panel) and horizontal (side to side) measurements of a 7 tipup instrument panel. Local expert is going...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-16-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,799
Posted By 74-07
Awesome work!

Awesome work!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By 74-07
Dynon magnetometers

Thanks Larry and Jesse!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By 74-07
Dynon magnetometer questions RV7

Installing a Skyview beside a D-180. To prevent thread drift, I am fully aware of the limitations of this setup. Does anyone know if the 180 remote mag can coexist with the Skyview remote...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By 74-07
Dynon ADAHRS mount in RV7 drawing

We're getting ready to replace the EKP-IV with a Skyview in our RV7 (Aurora built by Brian Carroll) . We have researched (read many, many threads most of which seemed to have been written before the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,223
Posted By 74-07
Doing mine the hard way since I bought an...

Doing mine the hard way since I bought an ultimate quick build (built by someone else) RV7. At 66 years old, I'm one year into a two year A&P course. After flying and operating airplanes...
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